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Project Engineer III

Gilbane Building Company
United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
May 07, 2024

Project Engineer III
Job Locations

US-MN-Rochester | US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition ID

Project Engineering


Are you looking for a highly rewarding opportunity that provides extensive career growth opportunity? Gilbane is seeking a motivated Project Engineer III to assist the project team in obtaining, evaluating, coordinating and distributing information and authorizations necessary to construct a significant (appx $4B), five year healthcare project and make sure it's on time, within budget and to the quality specified. This role will sit primarily on the job site, with occasional travel to the office for trainings, meetings, etc. Note that this project is located in Rochester, MN.

Who are we?

As a Top-10 ENR Contractor, Gilbane is a family-owned business with 45 offices that has been shaping communities since 1870. Consistently recognized as one of the most reputable construction management firms in the country, Gilbane is committed to delivering projects safely and on-time. You will have the opportunity to build schools, labs, hospitals, corporate offices, sports arenas and more!

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who Are You?

You are someone who acts inclusively, showing empathy and treating others with respect and dignity in order to uphold Gilbane's core value of Caring and "People First" workplace culture. You seek to listen in order to understand and can convey information clearly. You're a strong problem solver who can identify, prioritize, and implement alternatives for solutions, and you demonstrate adaptability by collaborating with others and supporting team members to achieve excellence. A self-starter who shows passion, commitment, and ownership all while delivering on business outcomes and driving results. You're someone who identifies opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value-add solutions.

Your core values match Gilbane's: Integrity, Caring, Teamwork, Toughmindedness, Dedication to Excellence, Discipline, Loyalty, and Entrepreneurship.

What's in it for you?

Gilbane offers employees multi-dimensional training opportunities through a number of resources for those that are early in their career. While managing your responsibilities to the project, you will be able to enroll in trainings through our award-winning Gilbane University to build leadership and technical skills. In addition, Project Engineer's work under the direction of experienced Project Managers and Project Executives on each job site which provides you with opportunity to learn new industry skills every day. You will protect and promote the interests of both Gilbane and the client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.


As a Project Engineer III, you will:

    Effectively manage the change management process under the direction of the Project Manager
  • Serve as a key player in monthly cost report meetings and contribute with meaningful data/talking points
  • Successfully adhere to the project controls procedures to include monthly cost control, pay requests and cost reporting
  • Effective expediting of material deliveries
  • Accurately estimate and prepare shop drawings
  • Continually encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to problems and opportunities
  • Develop business through identifying client needs , identifying Gilbane opportunity matches, and communicating the value and differentiation of Gilbane to prospective clients
  • Proactively review customer feedback, build a customer centric mentality within teams, and demonstrate knowledge of different market sectors and delivery systems to ensure positive customer relations



  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3+ years with a construction manager, general contractor organization working on $5-$50 mm construction projects (Healthcare preferred)
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Proven capability to establish specific measurable, attainable performance goals and hold others accountable for achieving them
  • Demonstrated ability to build active team participation, team trust and strengthen positive interactions
  • Ability to articulate financial knowledge and customer satisfaction awareness of how the company makes a profit
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt personal communication style to suit the target audience and situation including highly effective presentations, clear and concise writing on complex and sensitive topics, and understanding through paraphrasing and use of relevant examples
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Financial Management familiarity
  • OSHA 10-hour certification, OSHA 30-hour certification preferred
  • MEP Knowledge
  • Understanding of Contract Documents & Specifications
  • Proficient in Procore
  • Expertise in CMiC preferred

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Note to Recruiters, Placement Agencies, and Similar Organizations: Gilbane does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our jobs alias, website, or to any Gilbane employee. Gilbane will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Gilbane and will be processed accordingly.

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